Grants

2021-2022 GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

GRANT GUIDELINES

The McCall – Donnelly Education Foundation is now accepting applications for projects that fall within any of the following categories.  Projects must clearly meet the intent of one of the following categories to be considered:

  1. New and innovative programs that drive academic success
  2. Supporting student well-being and mental health with fun and engaging activities.
  3. Innovative programs that promote art, music, and creative thinking
  4. Programs that promote healthier lifestyles and physical activities in new and innovative ways
2020 GRANT AWARDS
  • Peer Mentor Program-All Schools
  • Science Trailer/Lab-DES/BRMES/PLMS
  • McCall Library-Book Bike-BRMES/PLMS
  • MOSS-Covid-19 MOSS Day Program-BRMES/DES

2020 TOTAL: $50,146

2019 GRANT AWARDS
  • UI/MOSS & MDSD Teacher Workshop Place-Based Learning
  • BRMES/DES/HHS
    Kathryn Wheeler Outdoor L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Climbing Wall PLMS

2019 TOTAL: $26,263

2018 GRANT AWARDS
  • Outdoor Classroom DES
  • Art Creative Arts Grades 3-5 BRMES & DES
  • 6th Grade Welcome to 6th Grade PLMS
  • Music Ukuleles BRMES
  • Cochran Plastics – 3D Printers PLMS/MDHS/HHS

2018 TOTAL: $31,288

2017 GRANT AWARDS
  • Heartland High School – Commercial Kitchen HHS
  • Sean Jeffries – Disc Golf BRMES
  • 6th Grade Teachers – Quaker Hill Ropes Course PLMS
  • MDSD – Marketing Brochure
  • McCall Arts & Humanities – 4th Grade Art
  • MOSS – Engineering in Community

2017 TOTAL: $44,428

2016 GRANT AWARDS
  • Tricia Jackson – Espanol Rapido BRMES
  • Jake Olson – Espanol Rapido DES
  • H. Saucier/A. Standar – Kinder Learning Come Alive BRMES
  • MOSS – Sustaining STEM Heartland High School
  • Erin Sinclair – Steam Powered Library PLMS
  • BRMES Science Teachers – Science Gallery BRMES
  • Melissa Maini – Weather Station DES
  • Brandi Davydov – Engineering of Energy Transfer BRMES
  • McCall Music Society – High Country Strings PLMS/MDHS
  • PLCA – Adventures in the Outdoors BRMES

2016 TOTAL: $40,534

2015 GRANT AWARDS
  • MOSS – Sustaining STEM Heartland HS
  • Jake Olson – Espanol Rapido DES, BRMES
  • Audrey Linville – Performing Arts Facility MDHS
  • Leslie Minshall – Debate Program PLMC
  • McCall Arts & Humanities – Children’s Theater BRMES, DES, PLMS

2015 TOTAL: $34,206

2014 GRANT AWARDS
  • Jake Olson – Espanol Rapido Donnelly Elementary
  • PLCA – Club Espanol BRMES, PLCA
  • PLCA – Expanding Horizons After School Program BRMES
  • MOSS – STEM Education II HHS
  • Dittmer/Foudy – Hometown Art MDHS, BRMES
  • Susan Beuscher – Snowshoes PLCA
  • Little Ski Hill – After School Program BRMES, DES
  • McCall Arts & Humanities – Children’s Theater BRMES, DES

2014 TOTAL: $29,744

2013 GRANT AWARDS
  • Debbie Fereday – Project Based Learning using STEM
  • Little Ski Hill – After School Program Scholarships
  • Payette Lakes Community Association – Diverse Learning Opportunities
  • Lida Clouser – Elementary Spanish Club
  • Donnelly Elementary School Greenhouse
  • McCall Outdoor Science School – STEM at Heartland High School

2013 TOTAL: $34,762

2012 GRANT AWARDS
  • Payette Lakes Community Association – Lifestyles Project
  • Donnelly Elementary – Music Matters Project
  • Donnelly Elementary’s PTO – Missoula Children’s Theatre
  • Donnelly Elementary – Kindergarten Touch Math Project
  • PLMS – Greenhouse Project
  • PLMS – 21st Century Learner Project
  • MDHS Winter Sports Club – Winter Sports Are for Everyone
  • MDHS Library – Looking at Poetry in New Ways

2012 TOTAL: $29,987

2011 GRANT AWARDS
  • Powers of Ten
  • Camp Invention
  • Outdoor Science
  • Global Explorers
  • Travelling Trunks

2011 TOTAL: $29,711.00

2010 GRANT AWARDS
  • Outdoor Science & Community Building
  • Eagle Video Broadcast System
  • First LEGO League
  • What’s Inside & How Does It Work?
  • Creating With Glass: Collaborative Art

2010 TOTAL: $29,430.00

2009 GRANT AWARDS
  • Extreme Challenge Event
  • Trout in the Classroom
  • Healthy Options Student Store
  • Mexican Music and Dance
  • Vermicompost & Horticulture
  • Outdoor Science
  • Nonfiction Book Update
  • Expansion of After School Program
  • Showshoes for Donnelly Elementary

2009 TOTAL: $32,115.00

2008 GRANT AWARDS
  • Boulder Creek Study
  • Conversations About Literacy
  • Smart Music
  • Artist in 4th Grade
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • NCCE Math Conference

2008 TOTAL: $29,831.00

2007 GRANT AWARDS
  • Guest Artists in the Classroom
  • Books for Sustainability Class
  • Personal items for students in detention
  • Classroom Performance System
  • Conversational Spanish Class
  • Nonfiction Book Upgrade
  • Read-Aloud Program for Parents
  • Payette Lakes Ski Club after school program
  • Art Collection Display
  • Summer Reading Camp
  • Bilingual Program at Library
  • Math conference in SLC
  • Snowshoes for BMES
  • Guest Artists in 5th Grade
  • AWESOME intern

2007 TOTAL: $75,000.00

GRANT SPOTLIGHT

FINDING THE HEART(LAND) IN STEM EDUCATION

The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS), has been working with McCall-Donnelly students since 2005. This grant allows continuation of an outdoor, place-based STEM program for Heartland High School students first piloted in 2014. The 1-credit program will count towards students’ graduation requirements.

Contact

P.O. Box 3048
McCall, Idaho 83638

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